October 20, 2014
Algeria's DJEZZY OTA, a division of Vimpelcom, is deploying Alcatel-Lucent's 9500 Microwave Packet Radio solution to upgrade its mobile backhaul network. Alcatel-Lucent will also be providing DJEZZY (OTA) with its 7705 SAR A and SAM 5620.
Microwave is more cost effective and practical for remote regions of the country. The MPR will be deployed in four zones out of a total"......
October 17, 2014
Mobile 360-Middle East
At the Mobile 360 Series-Middle East conference in Dubai, the GSMA announced that leading mobile operators AT&T, Etisalat, NTT DOCOMO, Telefónica and Vodafone Group alongside SIM and module manufacturers Gemalto, Giesecke & Devrient, Morpho (Safran), Oberthur Technologies,"......Continue Reading >
October 16, 2014
Ericsson ‘s official classification NetQB (Network Quality Benchmark) ranked the 3G++ network of Ooredoo Algérie first in North Africa in terms of throughput for the first three quarter of 2014, Ooredoo said Wednesday in a statement.
"Thanks to achievements in common with its equipment supplier Ericsson, Ooredoo Algérie is also distinguished by being"...Continue Reading >
October 14, 2014
The GSMA today announced the publication of guidelines for the Internet of Things (IoT) market that outline how devices and applications should communicate via mobile networks in the most intelligent and efficient way. The report, ‘IoT Device Connection Efficiency Guidelines,’ has received the backing of leading mobile operators including AT&T, China Mobile, China Telecom, China Unicom, Deutsche Telekom, Etisalat, KT Corporation, Orange, NTT DOCOMO, Tata Teleservices Ltd., Telefónica, Telenor Connexion"...Continue Reading >
October 13, 2014
More than half of the population across the Arab States of the Middle East and North Africa are now subscribed to a mobile service, presenting the region with a unique opportunity to use mobile technology to drive social and economic growth. According to the GSMA’s new report, “Arab States: Mobile Economy 2014”, there were 195 million unique mobile subscribers in the region at the end of 2013, a penetration rate of 53 per cent of the total population. Total mobile connections1 in the region stood at 404 million"...Continue Reading >
October 6, 2014
(ME NewsWire)-- BringCom Incorporated, a leader in supplying innovative communications services, announced it has been awarded new contracts in the last three months valued at $1.1 million. The awards call for BringCom to provide managed fiber optic, wireless and satellite circuit services to new and current governmental and commercial customers operating in Africa, Europe and the United States.
The"...Continue Reading >
September 24, 2014
Vringo Inc. has withdrawn another infringement claim against ZTE Corporation before the UK High Court of Justice Chancery Division court.
The patent in question (EP (UK) 1 808 029), relating to mobile communication standards, was asserted by Vringo to be one of its strongest Standard Essential Patent (SEP) claims in its patent portfolio, and a key part of the litigation"...Continue Reading >
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